John Jones of the host club glencruiiten became the first winner of the Argyll and Bute Seniors Open.. His Fine net 58 was enough for a 5 shot victory over Andrew McKenzie. The county would likr to thank the players who turned out in showery conditions and thank Glencruitten golf club for hosting the event.
Pictured are the prizewinners~ Results Handicap 1st Voucher for £150.00 John Jones (58) + Winnerís Shield 2nd Voucher for £100.00 Andrew MacKenzie (63 BIH) 3rd Voucher for £60.00 Neil MacDougall (63) 4th Voucher for £40.00 John Plunkett (64 BIH) 5th Voucher for £30.00 Kevin Mills (64) 6th Voucher for £20.00 Bill Matthews (64) Age 50-59 Voucher for £75.00 John Jones 60-69 Voucher for £75.00 Neil MacDougall 70 + Voucher for £75.00 Pat Murphy (70) Best Scratch Voucher for £75.00 John MacCallum (69) Winners -all Glencruitten Members / CSS 64 / 43 took part.
Argyll & Bute's six man area team suffered a heavy defeat at the
hands of Renfrewshire last Sunday at Renfrew Golf club. The morning foursomes
were edged 2-1 by the home side with only County Champion George Reynolds
and Greg Watson winning 2 & 1. The singles started brightly for the
area with Argyll & Bute seizing early leads in most of the ties. However
it was only Chris Carson from Innellan who provided a point , by
beating ex British Amateur champ Craig Watson. Argyll & Bute's only
other contribution came from Les Pirie who gained a half point against
David Miller. This made the final score 6.5 - 2.5 in Renfrewshire's favour.
Results foursomes:(Renfrewshire names first)
Ronnie Clark & Matt Clark beat Allan McKie & Chris Carson 6&5
Andrew Farmer & Craig Watson beat Les Pirie & Gordon Lundie 2&1
Gordon Stevenson & David Miller lost to George Reynolds & Greg Watson 2&1
Clark bt McKie 2&1
Watson lost to Carson 3&2
Farmer bt Watson 2&1
Clark bt Bolton 5&4
Miller halved with Pirie
Stevenson bt Reynolds 1 hole
The next county action is the Seniors championship this Saturday at Glencruitten